leaps off of the page like a little primary color.
Which is why Redheads are so popular. Red is the color
of love, the color of passion, the color of power.
you first SEE Gina DeLuca, you immediately notice her fiery
red curls, and brilliant blue eyes - equal parts playful
and mysterious. Her presence is confident and sincere; deeply
introspective, and she is in complete command of her audience
before the first note is played or word is spoken. When
you first HEAR Gina, you are swept up in her innate vocal
ability. She is raw power, seductive finesse, and shades
of soul - all brought together by a single, pure, natural
DeLuca was born and raised in Baltimore, Maryland. Her love
for music was evident as early as age three, when she would
listen to the Beatles on her Barbie record player and sing
into the handle of a vacuum cleaner. Even with this budding
love of performing, the idea of making music her living
didn't come about until Gina turned twenty-two. After sitting
in with a local band she became addicted to the feeling
of performing live. As a solo vocalist, Gina found her opportunities
limited to performing with duos or groups so she decided
to take matters into her own hands by picking up the guitar.
Six months, forty songs, and a lot of determination later
she was not only playing the guitar but landed a weekly
solo gig at Leadbetter's Tavern, in Fell's Point, MD, where
she continued to play every Friday for the next eight years.
a steady gig and an ever-growing fan base, Gina has developed
quite an eclectic repertoire over the past seven years.
Currently performing over 600 songs from her ever-expanding
list, variety is inevitable and encouraged. While the majority
of her songs are covers, Gina brings a warmth and soulfulness
to each song that makes them, in some ways, her very own. Her original song, "Nothin' In Your House" was covered by Saffire - The Uppity Blueswomen.
is influenced by Nina Simone, Annie Lennox, Brian Setzer, Ray Charles, Eva Cassidy,
Susan Tedeschi, Aretha Franklin, Joss Stone and Saffire -The Uppity Blueswomen. Her natural style, and deep understanding
of the blues are evident in every song. From soft, delicate
whispers to powerful, defiant wails, Gina bears her soul
for all to witness. Red truly is the color of love, passion,
Gina has released two CDs. "Angel with Dirty Wings" in 2006 and "Blue Eyed Soul" in 2009.
A ONE PAGE PDF OF GINA'S BIO